Hilal Bahia a Consultant Plastic Surgeon, working in the Edinburgh Plastic Surgery Unit, with a special interest in breast reconstruction, skin cancer and burns. He graduated from The Royal college of Surgeons in Ireland in 1991, followed by a year as an Anatomy lecturer before completing his basic surgical training and becoming a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in 1997.

Hilal undertook two years of research, gaining an MD degree and has published widely in the medical and plastic surgery journals. He completed his specialist training in Plastic Surgery in Edinburgh, and Glasgow (Canniesburn), and undertook an Oncoplastic/Microsurgical Reconstructive Breast Fellowship in Newcastle. He also completed a Cosmetic Fellowship at the Institute of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery in London, appearing in episodes of Channel 4’s ‘10 Years Younger’ and ‘Embarrassing Bodies’.

He is also an Honorary Senior Surgical Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

JOURNAL REVIEWED: Burns – Oct 2014 (ongoing)

Latest Contribution

The Essential Burn Unit Handbook (Second Edition)

For some time, trainees have been searching for a worthy alternative to the long outdated and out of print Burns: The First Five Days, which used to be supplied free by Smith and Nephew. This pocket sized, reference manual, seems...

Botulinum Toxins in Clinical Aesthetic Practice, Second Edition

This is the second edition of Benedetto’s book, which claims to have revised and updated its material, as well as to have improved and evolved the techniques in the style of an instruction manual, while introducing newer and innovative ways...

Problems in Breast Surgery A Repair Manual

Breast surgery is one of the most commonly performed plastic surgical procedures with a high incidence of revisions carried out, not only for complications, but also due to the natural evolution of the breast, ageing, or the consequences of long-term...

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